Program Officer

The purpose of this role is to provide admissions and recruitment services to students and parents, accredited education agents and Victorian government schools in the enrolment of international school students.

The role includes a case management approach to the processing of international student applications, withdrawals, deferrals, transfers, extensions and enrolment variations. The role also includes the maintenance of international student records and data on both DET and Federal Government information systems and the provision of procedural advice and support to Victorian government schools and education agents in the delivery of services to international students.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/ECSEG/21106A
Closing Date: 21-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $68,884 - $83,640
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: 11006 - Program Officer 14-06-19.doc (Word, 221KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Kristy Cotton
cotton.kristy.m@edumail.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Victoria has the largest and most successful international school student program in Australia. We are looking for smart, passionate, dedicated people to join our team and support students, their families, and the government schools that host them, to reach their full potential.

As a Program Officer in the International Student Services Unit, you will be responsible for building and maintaining productive working relationships with education agents, parents and schools in providing a high quality International Student Program and for supporting the Department's work to increase the level of global learning and engagement in schools to develop the intercultural skills of Victorian students.

International students make a positive contribution to our local community, helping to connect Victorian students to the world and build their language and intercultural skills. The purpose of this role is to provide pre and post enrolment services to international students and parents, accredited education agents and Victorian government schools in the enrolment of international students.

The role includes a case management approach to the processing of international student applications, withdrawals, deferrals, transfers, extensions and enrolment variations. The role also includes the maintenance of international student records and data on both DET and Federal Government information systems and the provision of procedural advice and support to Victorian government schools and education agents in the delivery of services to international students.

The role involves adhering to International Student Program processes which in turn enables DET to meet its obligations in relation to the Education Services to Overseas Students (ESOS) framework and the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) compliance requirements.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position descriptions.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close 21/07/2019


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